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Re: [Rollei] Auxiliary Focus Knob for T?
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] Auxiliary Focus Knob for T?
- From: Richard Knoppow <dickburk >
- Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 15:14:44 -0700
At 01:59 PM 06/26/2002 -0400, you wrote:
> Accessory question: I've seen a larger focus knob available for the
>Rolleicords: http://captjack.exaktaphile.com/rollei/cordknob.html Are
>there any differences in the diameter of the standard focus knobs?
There was a clamp-on large knob made for the Rolleiflex and Rolleicord
with the older small size knob. The two versions were available with scales
running in opposite directions to match the position of the knob on the
camera. They fasten with a sort of spring-loaded collet. They fit with
enough clearance to use them with the case on the camera.
It appears from Prochnow's book that the T has a larger knob similar to
the knob on E and F models without lightmeters.
Rolleiflex 2.8C, D, and later, and 3.5B and later have large knobs. It
appears that larger knobs were used on the Rolleicord beginning with the
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